2 edition of Towards a unifying theory of assertiveness found in the catalog.
Towards a unifying theory of assertiveness
by Dept. of Applied Psychology, Psychological Institution, University of Gothenburg in Gothenburg
Written in English
|Statement||by Gösta Andersson.|
|LC Classifications||BF575.A85 A5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||i, 370 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||370|
|LC Control Number||79301929|
About the Author. How to Be Assertive is a practical book written by Self-Help Author David Bonham-Carter who specialises in the use of CBT and other practical techniques to help people deal with negative thinking patterns and address difficulties such as. Self esteem and confidence issues; Stress, anxiety and assertiveness. Enter Manuel Smith, PhD, who wrote perhaps the first book about assertiveness, way back in In this book called When I Say No I Feel Guilty .
This short book is a good reminder for me to find ground again. Well written and empowering, easy to relate to without being condescending. i wish the author had short stories for each advice, i think that would make this book perfect. I love the chapter that relates assertiveness to miscommunication issues between husbands and wifes. Recommended/5(2). That's why cultivating the assertiveness habit can be a lifelong process. It can be helpful to get therapy or read an entire book on the topic (or two or three see below).
Assertiveness Summary. Power: Attention: What you focus on, you get more of Becoming Brain Smart: Attention directs neuroplasticity and all learning Skill: Paint for assertive commands, “I’m going to,” Tell and Show, “I don’t like it,” redirection School Family: M.A.P. Visual Routines, Visual Daily Schedule, Time Machine, Routine Books. When assertiveness becomes a habit, you will wonder how you ever got along before you started using it. After you've become truly assertive, you probably won't need to use these techniques very much. As people practice assertive communication, you can almost see that little spark of self-respect glimmer, flicker, take hold, and burst into flame.
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Why is Assertiveness important. – It is a healthy and honest form of communication that can eliminate the stress associated with holding things inside. Failing to be assertive can make you feel uneasy in social situations, resentful towards others, and can also lead to stress-related physical symptoms such as headaches, anxiety, and Size: KB.
Books shelved as assertiveness: When I Say No, I Feel Guilty: How to Cope - Using the Skills of Systematic Assertive Therapy by Manuel J. Smith, Assertiv. While the book is chuck full of interesting theory that thoroughly explains the key differences between the passive, agressive and passive-agressive styles, and how assertiveness is on a whole other level of behavior, it dwells too much on the possible origins of how you could've possibly developed any of those unhealthy behaviors, an analysis Cited by: Assertiveness is a skill regularly referred to in social and communication skills training.
Being assertive means being able to stand up for your own or other people’s rights in a calm and positive way, without being either aggressive, or passively accepting ‘wrong’. Assertion Theory offers a model for those who wish to stand up for their own rights without violating the human rights of others.
It is a model that can be used in all type of situation personal, professional, and social to facilitate honest, direct, functional Size: 16KB. The Assertiveness Workbook book. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Effective communication is a critical skill that influen /5.
Background: Self-assertiveness is the ability to stand up for one’s rights and express one’s thoughts, feelings, and beliefs in an appropriate and direct manner.
Assertiveness is a mode of communication characterized by a self-confident, self-assured tone of voice and demeanor that affirm the legitimacy of the speaker's point of view. Assertiveness is a middle course between aggressiveness and submissiveness.
This is a very methodical book. Any type of book on assertiveness is only as good as the practice or effort the reader makes. As I go through this book, I am noting down the applicable things with the relevant page number for future reference.
I am finding it helpful. I think that everybody needs to develop abilities around talking to other /5(16). Thanks to Rick Hanson who, inspired me write about these tips that he spoke of at his ‘Neurodharma of Love and Power’ workshop in Sydney, May Assertiveness is one of those foundational communication skills required in any successful relationship.
There is often a lot of talk about being assertive in your communication, but not many people truly understand the nuances of this skill. In The Assertiveness Workbook, Dr.
Randy J. Paterson combines science and clinical experience to create the definitive guide for overcoming assertiveness problems. Blending wisdom, wit, and compassions, this sophisticated yet highly readable volume shows people how to improve their assertiveness in a structured, step-by-step fashion/5(6).
learn in this book, assertiveness is something you are born with and naturally good at. Only the intervention of others with your best interests at heart rob you of assertiveness and teach you unsatisfactory substitutes, such as submission and aggression.
But assertiveness is always waiting for you to re-discover its Size: 2MB. Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. In the field of psychology and psychotherapy, it is a skill that can be learned and a mode of communication. Dorland's Medical Dictionary defines assertiveness as.
a form of behavior characterized by a confident declaration or affirmation of a statement without need of proof; this affirms the person's.
Assertiveness: Responsible Communication. Andrew E Schwartz, - 81 pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. The Self Image Profile for Children and Adolescents is a good choice if you want to measure the self-image of children and adolescents from 7 to 16 years old.
It only takes 9 to 17 minutes for adolescents and 12 to 25 minutes for children, and it can provide a good idea of the child’s individual theory of self. Assertiveness When communicating with other people, it helps to keep in mind not only what you are experiencing (thoughts, feelings, behaviours) but also what they might be experiencing, which might be similar, different, or completely opposite to your experience (and anywhere in-between!).File Size: KB.
Assertiveness allows you to stand back from situations that you are involved in. Assertiveness leads to an increase in respect: respect for yourself and respect for others. Assertiveness is a way of looking at life that replaces dogmatic certainties with openness and possibilities.
It really depends on what kind of assertiveness skills you are talking about. Here is a list: : assertive communication - 4 Stars & Up / Personal Transformation / Self-Help: Books It is in order of relevance, only books that are 4 star.
Assertive Communication What is Assertiveness. Assertiveness is communicating and expressing your thoughts, feelings, and opinions in a way that makes your views and needs clearly understood by others, without putting down their thoughts, feelings, or opinions.
Assertiveness is the ability to express our thoughts and feelings openly in an H. The book comprises 16 chapters in two sections: the first section is titled "Understanding Assertiveness" and includes defining and juxtaposing assertiveness with other less-adaptive styles of communication - the passive, aggressive, and passive-aggressive : Dr.
Randy Paterson. Myths about Assertiveness There are a number of myths about assertiveness. Some people use these as support for why they shouldn’t try and be more assertive.
It is worth having a look at these in more detail. Myth 1: “Assertiveness is basically the same as being aggressive”.File Size: KB.The Psychology Information Online Bookstore has reviewed the following books on can purchase any of these books, through our association with Prices are omitted because they are set by Click on a book title to check the price and sales discount, or .Assertiveness is also a particularly valuable skill for autistic people and/or those who have been abused.
Assertiveness is the balance between passiveness and aggression. When we are assertive, we can be polite and respectful, without being over apologetic or grovelling.